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"We do a lot of amazing work bringing the arts to people who don't want the arts."
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Every Friday lunchtime procurement managers would gather to boast of the size of bid documents they had received that week.
"Mozart, you know, originally wrote for the cowbell."
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"Imogene is just back from an extended trip through the Navajo country."
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"I can't wait to tell everyone back home that I own an island."
'I'm so brilliant sometimes I find it hard to live with.'
'I've been told I have Rembrandt's golden glow.'
'Dear, of course no one can tell you what they think of the wine, you haven't told them how much it cost yet.'
"The dirt is imported."
Climbing the New Ladder of Success.
"You must excuse my husband, he's a practising egomaniac..."
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"His first word was 'Dotcom'."
'My dad can beat up your dad!'
The new Ford Magneto boasts 87 mpg on the highway.
"I got in 9 holes this morning!"
"Five clams says I have the best grandpa ever."
'All my children have been successful. Frank here is in the Oval Office.'
Three card brag - I'm great! I'm really handsome & I'm very rich.
Pity vs. Bragging and Public Relations
I'm the gorilla's nuts... I'm the dog's bo****ks... He's never been good at hiding his light under a bushel.
'Oh, yeah! I've forgotten more about aniomic polymerization in molecular adsorbates...than you'll ever know.'
'I understand all of the cartoons in the New Yorker.'
'Well, that settles it: Despite what he used to claim, he wasn't faster than a speeding bullet...'
'On the FBI Most Wanted, I was once number 473...'
'My dad's car gets better mileage than YOUR dad's car.'